Amber Coté has a twenty+ year career focused on empowering vulnerable populations in her local community- advocating for abused and neglected children and victims of domestic violence; leading efforts to provide creative self-expression and job training opportunities for young adults; directing a regional early education initiative at Pikes Peak United Way; serving as the Volunteer Services and Community Outreach Director for Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado and now in her current position as Director of Education and Service Enterprise for Colorado Nonprofit Association.
Ms. Coté’s diverse experience in the field of nonprofit administration, education and judicial advocacy and business informs her approach to civic engagement, collaboration-building and organizational leadership. She particularly enjoys developing alliances that leverage shared values to achieve a common vision.
As a native Coloradoan, life-long activist and strong proponent of consensus-building through creative partnerships- she sees her current position as an opportunity to make a powerful and unique contribution to improve the overall quality of life in Colorado.
Qualifies for Excellence in Nonprofit Principles and Practices. Completion of a post-training evaluation is required for this training to count toward recognition.